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CHICAGO, IL -- The House Theatre of Chicago and Chicago Park District present MAGIC ON ...
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh resident has been indicted by a federal grand jury in on ...
For two performances only! Oakbrook Terrace, IL— The World Famous Platters Revue will perform the ...
CHICAGO, IL –  Better Business Bureau is telling consumers and businesses not ...
Is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and the White House Administration Still Upholding the Legacy ...
 Says consensus bill is “meaningful reform”                               Springfield, IL – Lt. Governor Sheila Simon will testify today ...
A Lesson from Larger-Than-Life South African President Nelson Mandela that should guide Wells Fargo's Value ...
CBC Chair G. K. Butterfield's Statement on Black History Month WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Black Caucus ...
Madigan, DOJ & States Reach Settlement with Moody’s for Misleading Investors in Lead Up to ...
The Illinois African American Coalition for Prevention (ILAACP) will celebrate Black History Month in February, and will post a ...

Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Chicago, IL - This is the ideal time to stock up on books by Author & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. Bratcher has been an Award-Winning Journalist and Publisher for 41 years. These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

Team PETAL et al. completed another Global Game Jam successfully during this year’s annual event in North Carolina PETAL et al’s team jammed the weekend (January 20 - 22, 2017) at the UNC Chapel Hill site in North Carolina. The team ...
Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

[caption id="attachment_93265" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured above: Juanita Bratcher, Editor & Publisher, Copyline Magazine and Ashley L. Thompson, Operations Manager, Junior Achievement of Chicago[/caption] PETAL et al., in collaboration with CopyLine Magazine, was a guest presenter for Junior Achievement at Percy L. ...
PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

Real Men Cook  -- Chicago's premiere urban Father's Day charity event - will depart from past years' formats by holding the much-anticipated event at 27 venues citywide/suburbanwide. These individual celebrations will be hosted by agencies and entities committed to the ...
Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

NAACP Condemns ‘Unite the Right’ Hate Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

BALTIMORE –The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) released this statement following the unlawful hate rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, this morning.   “The blatant racism on display in Charlottesville is absolutely disgusting. It’s hard to believe ...
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Black Boys Abused at Florida School Want Compensation

Black men who were used as modern day slaves, abused, and raped at Arthur G. Dozier Reform School want compensation and reparations Kentwood, LA (BlackNews.com) -- Peonage Researcher and Peonage Detective Antoinette Harrell has spent the past five years researching ...
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2nd Annual ASN Comedy Showcase Fundraiser on August 19th

Seats Are Limited. Make Sure to Buy Your Tickets Now! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago's best comedians, cash ...
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National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

  WASHINGTON, DC – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, intends to challenge the application of ...
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Personal PAC and Men4Choice Join Forces to Recruit Men in Fight for Women’s Access to Safe, Affordable Reproductive Health Care

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Campaign designed to engage men to join fight to protect women’s reproductive rights, calling out anti-choice politicians and policies   CHICAGO, IL – On August 9, the Illinois-based pro-choice advocacy organizations Personal PAC and Men4Choice have partnered to launch “CallBullshit” or “CallBS,” a first-of-its-kind campaign that employs provocative, creative tactics to empower men to […]

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Rep. Stratton Urges Gov. Rauner to Stop Politically Posturing, Enact Fair School Funding Reform

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  CHICAGO, IL – State. Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to rewrite fair education funding to benefit wealthy schools at the expense of local students:   “The governor’s attempt to rewrite fair education funding is really an attempt to rob local students and further enrich wealthy school […]

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National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  WASHINGTON, DC – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, intends to challenge the application of affirmative action in college admissions: “Once again, we in the civil rights community find […]

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2nd Annual ASN Comedy Showcase Fundraiser on August 19th

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Seats Are Limited. Make Sure to Buy Your Tickets Now! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago’s best comedians, cash bar, and a silent auction. Comedians include Wildcat, Leon Rogers, Jeremiah Frazier and others! Grab your […]

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Attorney General Madigan and 32 Other Attorneys General Reach Settlement With Nationwide Over Data Breach

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

CHICAGO, IL– Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the attorneys general of 31 states and the District of Columbia announced a settlement with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company (collectively, Nationwide) over an October 2012 data breach.   The data breach was allegedly caused by Nationwide’s failure to […]

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Cook County Statement on SNAP

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

The Cook County Department of Revenue has been in collaboration with the retail community since the approval of the Sweetened Beverage Tax last November.  We have worked with the retail community to address their concerns and have implemented regulations to provide further guidance.     The regulation addressing Sweetened Beverage purchases made with SNAP benefits was put in place to […]

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Team of Chicago Journalists Sue Police for Withholding Gun Violence ‘Heat List’ Algorithm

June - 8 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Invisible Institute   Chicago Sun-Times, Jamie Kalven and other reporters join new Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against CPD   CHICAGO, IL – Journalists across the city have filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department for refusing to release public records. In the new lawsuit, the Chicago Sun-Times, along […]

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National Urban League Calls on the House to Reject the Financial Choice Act

June - 8 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Bill Seeks to Undo Key Dodd-Frank Reforms and Weaken Protections for Consumers   WASHINGTON, DC  – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial publicly released a letter sent to the entire U.S. House of Representatives this morning calling on them to reject the Financial Choice Act.  If passed this bill would upend […]

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Disenfranchisement News: New Alabama Law Allows More People With Felony Convictions to Vote…and More News

June - 8 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

From: Marc Mauer, The Sentencing Project Alabama New law allows more people with felony convictions to vote Governor Kay Ivey recently signed the Definition of Moral Turpitude Act, which could restore voting rights to thousands of Alabamians with felony records. Previously, Alabama law stripped people of their right to vote if they committed a “felony […]

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Cook County Board Approves Five Tax Incentives Designed to Support Economic Growth

June - 8 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Cook County Commissioners approved five proposals from President Toni Preckwinkle’s Bureau of Economic Development (BED) that will provide tax incentives to businesses in Cook County. The incentives, which will either create new or save existing jobs, were approved in the following communities: Oak Forest, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, South Holland and Streamwood. As a result of […]

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Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

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